An Experienced Legal Secretary earns an average salary of $51,707 per year.

$35,223 - $75,582
(Median)
$35K
$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,707
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$14.38 - $31.54
(Median)
$14
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,223 - $75,582  
   
Bonus
$502 - $4,950  
Profit Sharing
$655 - $5,717  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,558 - $74,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.38 - $31.54  
   
Overtime
$19.24 - $60.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$502 - $4,950  
   
Profit Sharing
$655 - $5,717  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$32,558 - $74,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 506
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Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%

Proofreading
up arrow 3%

Word Processing
up arrow 1%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 1%

Filing Court Documents
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Filing
0%

National Average
$50,000

Document Preparation
up arrow 1%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Transcription
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 234 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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